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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for WSH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WSH over the 6 months to 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Script Host (WSH)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing WSH 1 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.13% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £148 - -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £165 - -
75th Percentile £183 - -
90th Percentile - - -
East of England median daily rate £165 - -

WSH is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 117 100 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.02% 16.08% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 73 68
10th Percentile £385 £335 £312
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £463 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £538
90th Percentile £700 £603 £591
East of England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +5.96% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
10th Percentile - - £48.00
25th Percentile £14.25 £11.25 £52.50
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £60.00
Median % change year-on-year +26.09% -80.83% +26.32%
75th Percentile £27.88 £12.60 £67.50
90th Percentile £35.75 £14.14 £72.00
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +23.60%

WSH
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing WSH as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for WSH in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing WSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for WSH.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making

WSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Collaborative Working
1 1 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAP